Hour by hour the death toll in Athens floods is increasing, while an unknown number of missing people has been reported to the authorities…The body of an 82-year-old woman was found by fire fighters short before 10 a.m.
The woman was trapped inside her home when rushing waters and rubble coming down from the area’s mountain flooded her home.A little later, the second victim, an 89-year-old man who was found dead in his basement home. He was also living in the same area as the first victim.
The waters level of the flood reached up to 1.5 metres in some points.
The Attica regional government decided for schools in Nea Peramos and Mandra to remain closed. Nine people dead – 7 men and 2 women – 10 injured.